Calypso Swing — Giveaway!

Posted on February 16th, by Amy in give away. 413 comments

I recently “met” Cara.  She emailed me about Calypso Swing, and we struck up a conversation.  One thing led to another and I recieved a pile of fat quarters in the mail! The best part? She sent an extra set, to share with one of you!

Calypso Swing is the brain child of Mark Cesarik, and Free Spirit produced this line of fabric.  Cara is Mark’s wife, and is the crafty, quilter blogger, sharing her projects with Mark’s fabric!  I asked Mark a few questions so we could get to know him better :

Calypso Swing is your first foray into fabric, what made you decide to put your art onto fabric?
Calypso Swing is my first fabric collection with Free Spirit, however, I have been designing fabrics under the SewBettie Moniker for the last 4 years. My background is in Fine Art & Design and my wife is very big into quilting/crafting. I suppose it was just a perfect storm for creating our own independent fabric business, which obviously has led me to Calypso Swing.

Was there any particular inspiration to the line?
The foundation for me in this line were the colors. Obviously I had some sketches and ideas that I was working with but the cohesion of the line is formed by the colors and the mood. I wanted this line to be very happy and celebratory and I think the design elements fit with the colors quite well. There’s a lot of movement, a lot of “swing” so to speak. And obviously the name “calypso” comes from Greek Mythology.

What’s next?  More fabric!?
My next fabric line from Free Spirit is called “Morning Tides.” I’m in love with this collection as well and I think you will see it sometime this spring. I will be at the Spring Quilt Market in Salt Lake City this May and hopefully will have quite a few finished products with both lines to show. This is my first Quilt Market and I can’t wait for the experience. Hopefully this will be the first of many!

What do you think?  Want to win some fabric?

– Leave me a comment

– Follow or add Cara’s blog to your reader, and leave me a comment letting me know

I will select a winner on Monday, February 21.

Good luck to all of you, and if you want to purchase Calypso Swing, check out this page for more information!


413 thoughts on “Calypso Swing — Giveaway!

  1. 1
    Jenni says:

    Heavens above!!!! This is what love looks like!!!!!!!!!

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    Love the fabric! :)

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    Suzanne says:

    I really like these fat quarters. For people who like to use all one line of fabric, there is good light, medium and dark value. Plus I like the mixture of graphic design + floral. How generous to share!

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    Amylouwho says:

    This is amazing! Thanks for introducing us! Can’t wait to see the next line. It sounds dreamy too.

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    Vicki says:

    I’ve never seen this fabric! Beautiful! Thanks for the chance to win:)

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    michelle c says:

    Im not really a fan of pink, BUT, I LOVE this line! so, please, pick me!

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    Sarah Craig says:

    This is such a pretty line of fabric – pink is not my favorite color, but I love the way this works with the black, grey and white! Very cool and contemporary looking!!

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    Belinda says:

    Oooh, what fun! Love the pink with the gray and black.

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    Melanie says:

    Wonderful! This would be so much fun!

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    Melanie says:

    I follow:)

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    I am loving the color combination!!! What great prints!!

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    I am loving the color combination. What great prints!!

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    Phyllis Wilson says:

    Very pretty. I’m loving those colors together.

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    Sarah N says:

    Great fabric! Would go perfectly in my daughter’s bedroom!

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    Dana says:

    Oh, I love this. Pinks and grays together, perfect!

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    Patsy says:

    What a great fabric lone. Love the designs and colors. Thanks for sharing!

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    Lois H says:

    What Beautiful fabric. They sure grabbed my attention when the picture came up. WOW
    Sorry, don’t have a blog, but maybe I need to start one :)

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    Shirley says:

    WOW!! Love the colors and the movement. Lovely.

    Have a God Filled Day

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    Shirley says:

    Love Cara’s blog and am now happily “following” along.

    Have a God Filled Day

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    Mary says:

    This line is sophisticated and whimsical all at the same time. Just what I am always looking for!

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    Mary says:

    I’m a follower too!

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    Laura says:

    Pink, gray, and black will make a very pretty quilt!

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    Carly says:

    Ooo! Super pretty! Love it…thanks for the chance to win!

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    Laura says:

    I followed Cara on her blog and on Pinterest, too! Very pretty fabric!

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    Julia says:

    I love the fabrics!!! Such pretty colors!

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    Becky M says:

    oh wow, such prettiness! Love the pink with grey!

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    Julia says:

    I am now following her blog!

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    wendy says:

    Oh wow, I’m actually drooling!

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    Emma says:

    What a wonderful line of fabric! I don’t have very many pinks, so this would be awesome to have!

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    wendy says:

    And I’m following Cara too.

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    Nancy B from Many LA says:

    Very pretty line – love it all!

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    Tiffany Sherman says:

    Gorgeous fabrics! I can see a quilted throw made with these:)

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    Jessica says:

    Such beautiful colors! My stash would love this! Thanks for the giveaway :)

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    Jessica says:

    I follow Cara’s blog now!

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    Patricia Hersl says:

    Don’t I love this fabric? Very fresh. I’m picturing a Ryann dress.

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    Amber says:

    Modern femininity. So beautiful! And the first I’m hearing about this line. Thanks for the giveaway!

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    June S says:

    I love this line! The pink and grey combination is great – modern and feminine

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    June S says:

    I’m a new follower of Cara’s blog!

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    Andrea Krauss says:

    Wow! I love the colors. Beautiful. I love the black with grey flowers.

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    Nancy B from Many LA says:

    I’m following Cara’s blog

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    Natasha says:

    Oh those would go perfect in a quilt I am planning for my youngest. She has requested pink!

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    Sara says:

    I could use some of these colors in my stash:)

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    Jenna says:

    Cute fabrics! Thanks for the giveaway!

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    ga447 says:

    Love pink, I have 4 granddaughters and you never have enough pink.
    TY for this giveaway.

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    Tracy says:

    What beautiful fabric – pinks, greys, blacks & whites – absolutely amazing!!! Gets those create juices flowing…. Hum…. Thanks!

  47. 47

    Beautiful fabric. Thanks for the opportunity to enter your giveaway.

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    Deborah Scott says:

    I LOVE, LOVE LOVE that fabric! It’s just plum adorable!

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    Jody says:

    Very beautiful fabric!

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    Sophia says:

    I love it! I hope I win. If not I’ll have to go and buy some.

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    Rut Thode says:

    I would love to have these wonderful fabric – terrific colours!

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    ktquilts says:

    I have never seen this, and I love it!!


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    manybooks says:

    Those are wonderfully fun colors and prints! Fun, fun!

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    manybooks says:

    And I have been reading Cara on my Google Reader for a while now. I really love her blog!

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    ktquilts says:

    Following them now.

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    elizabeth c. says:


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    I have added Cara’s (new to me) Blog to my ever-growing list of Google Reader blogs. Absolutely love Calypso Swing and the pink/black colour way is to die for!

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    Kasey says:

    OOOO, pretty! I love pink and grey.

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    WandaFish says:

    I love this combination of colours – what a great fabric line! I would be thrilled to win the bundle of fat quarters – thank you so much for the opportunity.

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    Kari says:

    I am new to quilting and love your site! Thanks for the tips and ideas. I would love to win these fabrics, my daughter would love a quilt of this material. She is 4.5 years old and she saw the pictures and she said I want them!!! LOL! Thanks for the opportunity!

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    Lovely fabric. I really am liking the pink, grey, black combo.

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    WandaFish says:

    I’m now following Cara’s blog too :)

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    Sara says:

    Cool! Thanks for the generous giveaway, those fabrics are really sweet!

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    Sara K. says:

    OMG!! I LOVE this fabric!!!! It is SO pretty!! And YES! I would like to have some :)… please pick me!

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    Ruth Epping says:

    What a beautiful collection. I would like to create something with that line of fabric.

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    Sara K. says:

    I became a follower of Cara’s blog :)

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    Melinda says:

    So pretty! Girly without being childish…this could be the perfect line to do a quilt for my niece’s birthday. She’ll only be five, but I am so afraid of fabrics that won’t grow with her!

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    karen p. says:

    love the grey in there!

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    Debbie says:

    I usually don’t like pink, Amy, but when I checked your blog and saw the photo of this fabric, I am amazed. It is so beautiful!

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    Cathy Buel says:

    Love the fabric. Thanks for the chance to win some. Hugs

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    Debbie says:

    I became a follower of Cara’s blog AND put it in my google reader.

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    Rhanda Johnson says:

    Love these fabrics!

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    Lisa says:

    Love the fabric! There is just something so wonderful about Pink & Grey.

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    Andrea says:

    What beautiful fabric and colors!

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    robin says:

    Great giveaway – thanks for the chance! :)

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    robin says:

    Following! :)

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    Gorgeous! I’m a new follower of Cara’s blog. Thanks!

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    These are wonderful fabrics. I am getting fonder and fonder? is that proper english? of the light silver gray with other fabrics, it is great in this line.

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    Dusty says:

    Love, love, super love!!

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    Gayle B says:

    Pink, black and gray, cool color combination! Nice fabrics!

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    Dusty says:

    New follower of Cara’s blog.

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    Deb G. in VA says:

    Beautiful fabric! Thanks for a chance to win some of it!

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    jodi says:

    Oh, that’s gorgeous fabric! Thanks for the chance!

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    Beth Guenther says:

    I love the colors and the designs. Who knew such bold prints could go together so well!

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    Amy B. says:

    Wow! Very cool fabric. Love the movement and colors!

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    PRETTY ! I’m usually a pink fan , however , I think I am now ! thanks for the chance !

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    I signed up to follow THE OFFICIAL MARK CESARIK FABRIC FANSITE ! Ronnie is a cutey-pie !!!

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    Jill says:

    My first look at this line. And it’s so great! Thanks for sharing it with us Amy!

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    Jocelyn says:

    Wow what gorgeous fabric!! Thanks to Cara and you for sharing a giveaway

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    Kelsey Rose says:

    Beautiful line. I especially love the one 3rd from the left in the top picture. :)

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    Kelsey Rose says:

    I followed their blog. :)

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    Beth says:

    Gorgeous fabric! How fun that hubby and wife work together…love it! Smiles!

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    Cassie says:

    Wow, I am totally loving on the pink/gray combo, so pretty! It would make a fabulous quilt for my little girl :)

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    Tracy says:

    Ok for someone who is not really into pink, I love the grey with the pink. Very classy.

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    Suzanne says:

    Beautiful fabrics! Thanks for the giveaway!

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    chris martone says:

    Love these colors!

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    DianeY says:

    Ooh! I like it! So fun to see new designers!

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    Deb says:

    The fabric is beautiful…pls enter me.

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    Patty Ojeda says:

    Wow! What a beautiful line of fabric! I love the way the fabrics flow together!

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    Gorgeous fabric. Thanks for the giveaway!

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    Patty Ojeda says:

    I am now following Cara! Can’t wait to see the new line! Thanks so much for the giveaway!

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    Keri says:

    I love the pink and gray!

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    Jodi Sellers says:

    I love this and love pink!! Perfect!

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    Jodi Sellers says:

    I follow and love your blog!

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    Debby says:

    I love this, so pretty and girly!

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    Elizabeth says:

    Love Calypso Swing and I am now a “Cara” follower. Thanks Amy.

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    Kathe G says:

    This fabric line is spectacular! So Clean! So Crisp! And so ‘Free Spirit’! Went to her blog and signed up and just gushed over their new ‘Valentine’. Thank you for showcasing them.

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    S-squared says:

    Cute! I love the whole set!

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    Melinda says:

    Lovely! My daughter is all about some pink. I love the combination with the black and white. Going to check out Cara’s blog now!

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    I’m now a follower!

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    S-squared says:

    Just added the blog.

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    Robin says:

    What a beautiful collection! I love the soft palette.

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    Regina says:

    Already a follower – love this line!

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    Regina says:

    Thanks for the great giveaway – this fabric is delicious!

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    Carla Bossart says:

    Very retro and very cool. Not my normal style but I need to sometimes be kicked into trying something new. This would be a great opportunity for that!

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    Sandy N.- says:

    Beautiful!! I love this line! Thanks for the opportunity to win!=)

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    Jenny says:

    these fabrics would fill a hole in my stash for sure! ntohing like there in my collection, what a lovely group of fabrics.

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    Jenny Da says:

    Very striking color arrangement. Love it. My favorite is MC10Fuchsia.

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    Jenny Da says:

    I’m following, too. Can’t wait to see what’s next.

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    Betty says:

    I love the colors and the free spirited patterns.

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    Emily says:

    Beautiful fabric. Thanks for a chance.

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    There are so many good things about this new line, and I agree with other comments that it’s got a good mix of lights, meds & darks. That always refreshing and appreciated!

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    Jen R. says:

    OMG, more grays!!! That is one color I do not have much of, and I am loving the pink and gray combination. I want to start making some mug rugs and I think those colors would be great in some of my friends’ kitchens.

    Love reading the blog and seeing all the new ideas.

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    Oh, and I most definitely became a follower – I have a lot of catching up to do!

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    Tiffany says:

    Wow. That fabric really is stunning. Colors, designs, everything. Perfect for a new bag!

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    Kelly Rachel says:

    Amy! Pink and gray! SWEET!!!! This is sooo gorgeous. Crossing everything!

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    Kelly Rachel says:

    Following Cara’s blog as well now. Oh, and I saw she had a Pinterest…so I can follow her there as well. Doubly awesome.

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    Nancy1 says:

    Love those colors and patterns

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    NancyJL says:

    Pretty, pretty fabric. Loving the pink and grey. Would love to add this to my stash.

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    Shannon says:

    I love grey and pink!! Thank you for the give away.

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    Nicole Burton says:

    I am in heaven! This fabric is breath taking!!! I’m crossing my fingers that I win!

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    Nicole Burton says:

    I follow the blog!

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    Colleen says:

    I just love this design. Thanks for the chance win some!

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    Colleen says:

    I follow Cara’s blog!

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    Rhonda says:

    I absolutely adore Mark’s fabric designs…I think he snuck in my head and got my love of pink and black!

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    deborah says:

    Love the fabric, thanks for the opportunity!

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    Love this collection! Thank you for the giveaway.

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    Gotta love pink & grey, I’m designing a quilt already!

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    Rhonda says:

    Thanks Amy, I am following Cara and Mark, and thanks for think to the site to purchase the fabrics…i am sure i’ll need more very soon!

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    I’m following the blog!

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    Paula says:

    I instantly fell in love with this collection. Great colors, design and name!

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    New follower of the blog! Gorgeous fabrics!

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    Cammie says:

    What a great line! I love the greys.

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    great fabrics! I added her blog to my reader, some great stuff over their too!! Thanks for sharing this with us and for the give away Amy!

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    kathy harris says:

    I love this color combination. So different and fun looking. Thanks for the chance to win in your giveaway.

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    kathy harris says:

    I am a follower of both blogs.

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    I love that fabric.

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    Robynn says:

    Ooh! Love this fabric. Thanks for the giveaway.

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    I am a follower on Mark and Cara’s blog.

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    Shirley Clark says:

    I love this fabric. I’m learning to make mug rugs, and these patterns would make them so cute.

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    Hannele says:

    Who wouldn’t want to win such gourgeous fabrics!

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    Doris says:

    I had not seen or heard of this collection before, it’s lovely! I think it would be great in handbags.

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    Doris says:

    I do follow (now I do!) Cara’s blog in my Reader….

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    Deborah says:

    I followed Cara on her blog. dmj53(at)hotmail(dot)com

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    Jill says:

    Lovely fabric. Thanks so much for the chance to win.

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    Molly says:

    Love the colors and patterns in this line. It’s so cool mod. Can’t wait to see your finished products.

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    Rachelle says:

    Beautiful!!! Those are wonderful! Thanks for the chance to win.

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    Rachelle says:

    Beautiful!!!Thanks for the chance to win.

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    Rachelle says:

    I became a follower of her blog.

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    Kristina says:

    lovely fabric! unusual colours, I love them!

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    Becky says:

    What adorable fabric- I love the colors!

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    Lindsay says:

    I love the pink and gray combos here. Great giveaway!

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    Lindsay says:

    I’m also following their blog.

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    Kathryn says:

    These are so pretty. Thank you for sharing.

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    Niki says:

    I love the colors – pink, blk, gray! Pretty! thanks

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    What great fabric! I add myself as a follower to Cara’s site! Thanks!

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    katherine says:

    Thanks for the great giveaway! I am really loving the greys and the purples of this line.

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    VickiT says:

    I LOVE/ADORE this fabric line although the purples are my favorites but they are all just beautiful. Mark has done an amazing job designing this line. The minute I saw this today I emailed my husband warning him I WILL be spending a lot of money for this fabric the second I am paid next month. ugh. I have to wait an entire MONTH!!!!!! :( Maybe I’ll be super lucky to win some to play with until then.

    Thank you for the giveaway. I’ll be sitting here with fingers crossed and toes too.

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    This color combination is so soothing to my eyes! Thanks for the opportunity to win some of the fabric!

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    VickiT says:

    I am now a follower of Mark’s blog and posted there as well. (I’m assuming you meant his when you said Cara’s? since the link went to his)

    I can’t wait to see what he comes up with next. If it’s anything like Calypso I can see that I’ll be his best customer. LOL

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    I am now following Cara’s blog in my Google reader.

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    Amanda says:

    Oh my this fabric is so lovely. It’s been a while since I’ve seen fabric that I absolutely HAD to HAVE, but this is it. I HAVE to get me some of this, it’s beautiful!

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    Lynne says:

    What beautiful fabric. Thanks for the chance to win!

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    Elisabeth says:

    What a fantastic line of fabrics. I’m completely in love. It looks girlie but not too girlie and I believe even my husband could live with it in the bedroom :-)
    What a great giveaway!

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    Shannon says:

    What a gorgeous new line! I can feel my sewing fingers twitching :)

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    Shannon says:

    I’ve also added Cara’s site to my Google Reader – looks fabulous! So glad I’ve been introduced!

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    Jennifer Ashford says:

    Cute, cute!

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    Lynne says:

    I am now a follow on Cara’s site. Thanks.

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    Amy Sp says:

    The pink, grey, black color scheme is great! Can’t wait to see what you do with your set. :)

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    Irelle Beatie says:

    I love to hear about new fabric lines and designers. Thanks for sharing.

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    Pink pink pink, gimme gimme gimmme! So pretty!

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    bess says:

    beautiful fabric!!

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    Lots of possibilities with the wonderful fabrics.
    I am finding myself thinking more in terms of what can I make with the fabrics, instead of what fabrics do I need for a project.


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    eileen says:

    LOVE the designs in the fabrics. it’s great to get to know something about who designed them! thanks for the wonderful opportunity and have a great day

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    I would LOVE to win this beautiful fabric. Love, love, love it!

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    Oh, yes please! I’d be swinging from the trees if I saw these in my mailbox to play with. They really are happy. Thanks for the introduction!

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    I also just added Cara’s blog to my reader list! Please pick me! :)

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    ~Michelle~ says:

    Oh wow, this is great fabric – I’m especially smitten with the greys!

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    girlsmama says:

    Awesome fabric! I love the colors!

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    eileen says:

    signed up to follow cara–just love those fabrics, especially the ones with purple in them, but the graphics are all so fantastic!!

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    Karla Bowe says:

    This line looks very interesting. Can’t wait to see what morning tides will look like.
    Have a great day!

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    Terri Brown says:

    Wow! What a striking fabric line! So many possibilities! Thanks for the opportunity of winning some of it.

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    Amy I am now a follower of Mark and Cara. I really like their gray prints!

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    Helen says:

    What fabulous colours, great name too.

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    deborah says:

    yes, yes, yes! please, that is. :-) i’d love to win, thanks for the chance.

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    deborah says:

    i am now following cara’s blog.

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    JoAnne says:

    Very interesting color palette and designs. I like it!

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    Brenda says:

    How neat! Love this fabric line!

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    Brenda says:

    Following Cara’s blog through Google friend connect.

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    Lynn says:

    They really do swing! Pink, black, gray and white is such a classic and sophisticated color scheme. Love it!

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    Kathleen S says:

    Oh this fabric is absolutely beautiful…

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    Kathleen S says:

    Following Cara’s blog through Google friend connect

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    Victoria says:

    I love this line for clothing. The subtle palette is more my style than the ultra bright colors I use for my grands’ skirts and dresses.

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    Jan says:

    Absolutely love Calypso Swing–Gray is my favorite color and is very hard to find in the fabric stores.

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    MoeWest says:

    That fabric looks yummy! Thanks for the chance to win some.

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    Victoria says:

    I am now following Cara,s blog.

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    MoeWest says:

    I’m following Cara’s blog.

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    Katie says:

    What great colors! Thanks!

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    Katie says:

    I follow Cara!

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    Charlotte says:

    loving the pinks and greys … so elegant

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    What wonderful fabric! I’ve always like the pink/black color combination, but the addition of grey makes it more special. Thanks for having the giveaway!

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    Lee Ann L. says:

    Wow! Pink and Grey — what a beautiful color combination!

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    Lee Ann L. says:

    I’m a follower of their blog :-)

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    Audrey says:

    These are gorgeous! I love pink and gray together.

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    Janet K says:

    very nice! Thanks for the giveaway of these fun fabrics. They make me think of Paris!

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    Janet K says:

    I’m following their blog too!

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    Jenn says:

    More grey! Although I have not been a fan in the past there have been a lot of nice uses and combos of the color lately, including this one.

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    Billie K says:

    OHHHHHHHHHHHH yeah! I want to win.

    Billie in TX

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    Billie K says:

    I’m following Cara

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    Kirsten says:

    Holy fabric batman! THIS IS GORGEOUS!

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    Diane says:

    Oh yeah…I want to WIN!!!! That fabric is gorgeous. I am a new follower of Cara.

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    Denise :) says:

    I think this is such a pretty, pretty line. I love this combination of colors. I work with ornamental iron, and this line reminds me of beautiful ornamental, lacy scroll work! :)

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    Denise :) says:

    And I am following over there! :)

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    Linda Erickson says:

    Wild looking fabric line – very different! Congrats!

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    KimberLy says:

    Great giveaway! I love the color palate for this line!

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    Thanks for the chance to win that awesome fabric Amy!

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    I am now following Cara’s blog too!

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    What i lovely fabric – not the childish pink, but a tough and cool collection, that goes really well with the gray!
    I am already following Cara!

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    Great giveaway, fantastic fabric, love the fact that pink doesn’t have to look childish, but tough and cool!
    I am a Cara follower!

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    Lynz Graham says:

    Oh, I know just what I’d do with this – make one of Lily Quilts Moda Bakeshop hexagon quilts! In fact, if I don’t win? I think I’ll buy some and make one!

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    Lynz Graham says:

    And now I’m following Cara, yay!

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    Carla says:

    Black, white, grey and pink….so 1950’s! Beautiful. Thanks for the chance to win some.

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    Jenny says:

    those are beautiful!

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    Zeynep says:

    Beautiful fabric!

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    H2Ogirl says:

    These are some amazing fabrics. . lovely.

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    H2Ogirl says:

    I’m a new follower of Cara. I can’t wait to see what’s next. And how others use this in projects.

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    Nadila says:

    I love the color, pick me..

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    Nadila says:

    I’m following Cara now.

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    Julie Avant says:

    What a beautiful collection!! Thanks for showing it to us and giving us this opportunity!

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    Julie Avant says:

    I’m a follower of Cara’s blog, thanks for pointing me in their direction!

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    delia says:

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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    Lynnelle says:

    ok pink is my favourite colour and i love this fabric,just beautiful!!!

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    delia says:

    I follow Mark and Cara’s blog.

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    Karen says:

    Hi Amy I love the calypso Swing material I have never seen it before. I live in a very small little town where we have to drive over an hour to get to any thing grocery stores, material, or even a mcdonalds. May be that is why i have never heard of it lol, I LOVE IT> Thanks so much for alowing me to be able to see the fabrics that I would not see with out your blog. I am also a follower of Cara’s blog she has some beautiful pics of the material. Once again thank you very much Karen

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    Janet says:

    Very pretty fabric. Such an interesting colour.

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    Sheree Raudenbush says:

    WOW, What more is there to say? Just love the looks of this fabric. Can’t wait to get started making a bag, apron or even a cute little dress for my favorite granddaughter.

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    Nicole says:

    This is the first time I’ve seen these fabrics, so pretty!

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    Nicole says:

    I’m subscribing to both of your blogs now :)

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    Kirsten N says:

    Love the peachy pink and grey combo!

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    Sonia says:

    I love these fabrics, can’t wait to see the next lot too. Thanks for opportunity to win some.

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    JayTee says:

    I love the pink, gray and black

  253. 253
    JayTee says:

    I follow Cara’s blog

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    Deonn says:

    Wow, Amy, what a fun line of fabrics! Can’t wait to see what you do with it! Thanks for the chance to win!

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    Anita says:

    What a lovely fabric line. The MC01 reminds me of cloisonne beads before they start filling in the enamel, I absolutely adore it.

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    Anita says:

    I am a follower of Mark’s blog.

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    Starr says:

    I love those colors and designs. How exciting to have your first fabric collection! I can tell you will be successful!

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    Ashley says:

    I am in love with this fabric. I love the pink, gray and black colors together. I can see a lap quilt made just for me with this fabric.

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    Wow! That is a beautiful line! It would be perfect for making a lap quilt for my 11 yr old diva of a niece!
    I am a new follower of Cara’s blog.

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    Alathia says:

    Love! Love! Love! A feast for the eyes.

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    Alathia says:

    I subscribed to Cara’s blog. Can’t wait to spend some time checking it out.

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    Tonya says:

    Very nice! I like the subtle colors, very soothing!

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    Tonya says:

    I’m now a follower of Cara’s as well!

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    Barb in MI says:

    This beautiful fabric would be perfect for a baby / girly quilt. Thanks so much for the giveaway!

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    Linda says:

    Calypso Swing is really beautiful. Thanks for a chance to win some. Really pretty stuff!

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    Patty says:

    I love the collection, especially the grays. I’m on the lookout for grays for a new quilt I’m planning.

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    Sandy A says:

    Oh, these are WONDERFUL! My favorite color combination too! Would love to have some in my stash. ‘)
    Thanks for the chance to win!

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    jane says:

    The color combination is great. Thanks for the chance to win!

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    jane says:

    I’ve subscribed to Cara’s blog.

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    Lauralee Hensley says:

    Absolutely wonderful designs and the colors are perfect with each other. I wouldn’t mind winning.

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    Lauralee Hensley says:

    I’m now following via blogger
    and via Google Friend Connect Lauralee Hensley
    lfhpueblo at msn dot com

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    Tina says:

    I just love the colors and the designs. Gray is such a great color and I love it paired with pink. Hope I can win!!!!!!!

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    michelle tripp says:

    Following her blog!

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    Nicole Gendy says:

    I am looking to add some pink and grey to my stash! What a perfect line to do both.

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    michelle tripp says:

    Love the soft palette done in an exciting way!

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    Tina says:

    I love the colors and the design. Gray is such a cool color and I love it paired with pink. Hope I win.

  277. 277
    Tina says:

    I love the colors and the design. Gray is such a cool color and I love it paired with pink.

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    Tina says:

    I love the colors and design.

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    This fabric is lovely! Thanks so much for sharing with us!

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    Also, I just added Cara to my reader :)

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    Michelle Grable says:

    LOVE this fabric!!!!

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    Jennifer says:

    I love it. Thanks

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    Cheryl says:

    Love the pink and black. It would make a great quilt. Thanks for the chance to win.

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    Pam says:

    Thanks Amy for the opportunity to win some really beautiful fabric!


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    Michelle says:

    OH MY GOODNESS! I was just picking this collection out to use in her daughters new snuggle blankie! How wonderful it would be to win this to use in my gift to her!

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    Michelle says:

    I also added Cara’s blog to follow! Good luck to everyone! (but more to me :D)

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    Molly says:

    Such beautiful fabrics! I’m happy just looking at them. Imagine how I’ll feel if I win them!!!

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    Pam says:

    Hi Amy,
    Thank you for turning me on to this wonderful designer! Yes, I am now following their blog. They’re making wonderfully designed fabric! Awesome!


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    Lynn D in NC says:

    Oh, I would love some of this yummy goodness – just scrumptious color and design

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    Lynn D in NC says:

    I am following Cara’s blog. Thanks for turning us on to her.

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    Marjorie says:

    I’d forgotten how much I like that shade of pink with grey. Very nice!

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    Allie says:

    That fabric is gorgeous – I’m now a follower of Cara’s blog! Good to see new designers!

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    Nancy says:

    Just became a follower of Cara’s blog. This is lovely fabric.

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    Wilma says:

    Lovely, lovely fabric. So pretty& femine.

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    Wilma says:

    I am already a follower of Cara’s blog.

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    Beth T. says:

    “Calipso Swing” reminds me of a Fred Astaire/Ginger Rogers movie: classic, timeless, stylish, lovely. I’d love to spend some time making a quilt with this beautiful fabric.

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    Beth T. says:

    “Calipso Swing” reminds me of a Fred Astaire/Ginger Rogers movie: classic. stylish, timeless, lovely. It would be wonderful to spend time with this fabric, making a lovely quilt. Thanks for sharing!

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    Amber Durfee says:

    I love the colors and prints! They all work so great together!!
    Pick me!! I would love to put something together and share w/ all!

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    Jill says:

    This fabric takes my breath away. I love it!

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    Leena Salleh says:

    Thanks for hosting the giveaway. I like the whole line of CS…but especially love MC04….that would be looking grand as my new cushion covers….they are all so yummy…


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    Leena Salleh says:

    I have already followed Cara’s blog :)


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    CARLA SMITH says:

    This fabric is so cool.I can already see lots of new projects with this fabric line

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    CARLA SMITH says:


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    I would adore a set of these fabrics!! They are fabulous!

    I am following their blog too!

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    Lucy says:

    I’m following their blog! Interested to see what else his lovely brain comes up with in fabric. The colourways are stunning.

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    […] so glad that so many are excited about Calypso Swing – I love the vibe, and look forward to piecing a quilt […]

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    Helle says:

    Lovely fabrics! Thanks for the chance! hesabella(at)gmail(dot)com

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    Sharon says:

    What beautiful fabric! Thanks for the giveaway.

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    Oh my, what gorgeous fabric, and PINK!! I love pink!

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    Sallie says:

    I would love to win these. Thanks for the chance.

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    Paula says:

    OM! What a lovely bundle!! I loove pink, I’m a “pinkish” girl for sure. Mostly with those yummy grey & black combinations! Tks, xoxo

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    annmarie says:

    When I was in high school I made all my own clothes. Many of them were pink & grey. My friends called me freaky. I love pink & grey together to this day! Great fabric!

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    Heidi Ross says:

    I absolutely love the fabric. I would love to win it and it’s great that you received extra and decided to give it away. Thanks.


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    MarciaW says:

    Calypso Swing — the sense of motion in the fabric pattern reflects the name of the collection. Sweet – I want some – Thanks to you and Cara for this swinging giveaway.

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    Julia says:

    Oh such wonderful and lovely fabric. I love it. What great talent.

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    Love the soft mix of pink/gray/black. Would make a perfect birthday gift quilt for a dear friend.

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    Grace says:

    very nice collection! love the pink’s and purple’s!

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    Patricia R Campion says:

    I love any color combination that includes soft grey – pretty, pretty, pretty!
    Thanks for including your readers in this fun new line!

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    Meme says:

    The colour combination in this line is beautiful!!!

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    Linda says:


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    Linda says:


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    Barb says:

    Love Love Love this color combo!

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    Lynnette says:

    Always ready to add new fabrics to my ever-growing stash mountain!!
    nettecan at hotmail dot com

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    Lynnette says:

    I’m following Cara’s blog!
    nettecan at hotmail dot com

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    Joy says:

    I really love the pink+gray combo. Thanks for the chance to win some of this beautiful fabric!

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    Joy says:

    I’ve added Cara’s blog to my Reader.

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    Alina says:

    Gee, how generous! Beautiful fabric too. Thanks for the chance.

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    MarciaW says:

    Thank you for the opportunity to own this beautiful fabric – conveys movement in the pattern – just like the name Calypso Swing. Please enter me into the draw.

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    Ann says:

    Really fun fabric! Thanks for the interview and giveaway.

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    Julie says:

    I wouldn’t have thought I’d like those colors, but I do! I love them! So pretty!

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    Kimberley Hudacko says:

    WOW! What a great blog and site I just discovered it!
    So-o-o inspiring!
    Maybe I’ll win some Calypso Swing?
    Thanks I’m off to read one thing one week Challenge.

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    MarciaW says:

    I follow cara thru blogger (follow button in the header) at markcesarik.blogspot
    Thanks for the chance to win this lovely fabric.

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    Kimberley Hudacko says:

    and I’m a follower:)

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    Oh My God! I love pink. I’ll keep my fingers crossed.

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    Kelli says:

    Wow,this is such an amazing colour palette!
    I can’t wait to see what you make!

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    Tiffany says:

    Love these colors! And I would love to get my hands on some of that fabric!

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    Staci says:

    Oh so pretty! I love that pink with the neutrals. Thanks for giving some away! Wow! Someone is going to have a great day!

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    Staci says:

    Following & have you in my reader.

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    Cindy D says:

    I love the colors!

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    Vivian says:

    Oh I just love this line of fabric. It would be great to win it.

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    Talin says:

    Would love to win, please enter me in your giveaway.

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    Shelley says:

    This is my first time seeing these fabrics – I am so excited because they are right in line with what my friend wants for her wedding quilt! Yay! Thanks for the chance to enter!

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    Irene Vigil says:

    I would love to win your giveaway of beautiful fabrics. Thanks for the opportunity.

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    Gretchen Jewell says:

    I love these colors!!! Gray and pink is simply devine!

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    Gretchen Jewell says:

    I love these colors!!! Gray and pink is simply divine!

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    Renee Steele says:

    Pink is my favorite color. It is beautiful with gray!

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    Lee says:

    Gorgeous fabric, I love it. Thanks for the giveaway.

  348. 348
    Lee says:

    Now following Cara’s blog. Thanks!

  349. 349
    Nancy says:

    Oh so pretty! Thanks for sharing it with us.

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    Sue Goodin says:

    I love the fabrics.

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    Bec Clarke says:

    Oh my those colours are amazing, I have everything crossed.

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    Bec Clarke says:

    I follow Cara’s blog too,
    Thanks for the extra chance to win.

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    Tove Leggett says:

    Wow , that is beautiful fabric! Very different then the stuff that is out now, which is great.. I love pink and gray together. i love that you are able to share all this neat stuff with us , Thanks Amy!

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    Tove Leggett says:

    I am following cara’s blogs, it really nice.
    I don’t know if you noticed mine is abandon, not really I have just been so busy and then I went in to update it and I have been locked out do to conflict with my computer so, my little baby blog it on hold it I fix the problem..

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    Leah says:

    Oh such beautiful fabric…. Thanks for sharing

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    Leah says:

    following the blog…

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    Robyn says:

    My goodness but those are some gorgeous fabrics! I can already visualize the projects I might make with them. :D

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    Elsina says:

    i absolutely adore the fabric!

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    Elsina says:

    I Follow Cara’s blog

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    Fantastic fabrics. Thanks for such a great giveaway. Pink and grey work so well together.

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    I’m a follower of Cara’s blog. Look forward to having a little look around :-)

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    Tammy says:

    Any fabric with the color pink in it is my friend :-)

    Tammy ~@~

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    Sandy B says:

    I love those fabrics!!

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    Thanks for the chance :D

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    Already follow them!

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    Sonia B. says:

    Thanks for the chance. Beautiful fabric.

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    Stephanie C. says:

    oooh these are lovely!

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    Stephanie C. says:

    following cara’s blog

  369. 369
    Carla says:

    Very Pretty Fabric – absolutely love the black & white flower one! Thanks for a chance to win! :)

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    Carla says:

    Following Cara’s Blog… :)

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    Emma says:

    Gorgeous fabrics; I cna’t wait to design a quilt for them!

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    Emma says:

    I’ve added Cara’s blog to my reader, too.

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    Gayle Grier says:

    Love this fabric…colors are perfect for me!

  374. 374
    Gayle Grier says:

    Thanks for sharing Cara’s blog. I have added it to my reader.

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    4dreamsr says:

    Beautiful fabrics! Would love to win.

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    4dreamsr says:

    Yes, added Cara’s blog to my reader.

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    Dawn says:

    Following Cara’s Blog :)

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    Dawn says:

    Love those fabrics!

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    following Cara’s Blog

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    Love the fabrics!!!

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    Tiffany says:

    Just found out about this fabric line, and I am loving it.

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    Tiffany says:

    I follow the blog.

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    Rhonda Laws says:

    I am loving this gray and pink. If had asked me if I liked that color combination I would have told you no but now I am rethinking it. He did a great job.

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    Rhonda Laws says:

    I follow the blog.

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    Rebecca says:

    Oh what a beautiful collection of Fantis. I’d love to win!

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    Maureen says:

    Love the wild flowers in purple.

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    Angie says:

    Love all the beautiful quilts. Cannot wait to see the book.

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    Trudi says:

    Wow Amy, isn’t this the most beautiful fabric! Fabulous! What a wonderful giveaway!

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    alex says:

    Love the gray and pink! I’m actually collecting fabrics for a gray and pink quilt, so these would be perfect!!

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    CaroleM says:

    Oh I love that!

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    CaroleM says:

    I added Cara’s blog to my reader.

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    I follow Cara’a blog :)

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    LOVING this fabric collection! Can’t wait to see the next one!

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    Following Cara’s blog!

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    Molly says:

    This fabric really brings out my girly side. I love it!!

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    Mutti says:

    I wouldn’t stash this beautiful fabric. I know JUST what I would make with it. Thanks!

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    Peggy W. says:

    Love this fabric. Thanks for sharing it with us. I also really like your bog. It has been in my favorites list for quite awhile. Thanks again and have fun with your new fabric.

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    Peggy W. says:


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    katie says:

    Love the fabric. I really like the pinks and grays together! Thanks for the giveaway!

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    Kimberly R. says:

    Beautiful line – I’d love a chance to enter!!
    Thanks :)

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    Kimberly R. says:

    Following Cara’s blog – Thanks!

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    Shelley C says:

    Super lovely fabrics….grey is such a nice neutral between pink and black ;)

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    Sheila says:

    Wow! I hadn’t seen this yet, but it’s lovely! Grey is such a versatile colour, and it looks great with all the blush tones here.

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    Sheila says:

    I’m following Cara’s blog in my reader now. :)

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    Beautiful fabric colors!

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    I added Cara’s blog to my reader!

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    Jennifer Dancy says:

    I can think of about 10 or 20 things I’d love to do with that fabric! :)

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    A.J. Dub says:

    Oh my, that is so pretty! I love anything that comes out of Free Spirit!

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    Muireann says:

    Amazing! What a great prize.

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    Muireann says:

    I now follow Thank you!

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